Physician Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT)
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: May 9, 2020
The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is recruiting for a
Full-Time, Permanent, Physician-Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT).
This position is
located at the Primary & Specialty Care Service Line, at the Sioux
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or
institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can
verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If
you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements,
you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your
transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For
further information, visit:
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program
(EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. To participate in the
program, you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements
in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and submit your application
within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to
$200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined
by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. The EDRP
Coordinator, Katie McGuire, can be reached
- Manages chronic conditions, evaluates and treats inter-current
- Collaborates with a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) to provide
accessible, comprehensive, coordinated, continuous care to an
assigned panel of patients
- Performs a variety of disease prevention related activities
including gender and age specific screenings, mental health
screenings, and health promotion activities.
- Screens for, evaluates and treats uncomplicated common mental
health disorders, including depression and common addictions, with
referrals made to mental health providers for further evaluation
and treatment as appropriate
- Primary care physicians will have responsibility for
supervision of or collaboration with primary care mid-level
- Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and to
participate in peer review of other primary care providers through
periodic chart reviews
- Primary care physicians will act as surrogates for absent
primary care providers when needed, to include review of CPRS view
- Primary care physicians will regular attend primary care staff
meetings, departmental meetings and medical staff meetings
- Timely documentation (notes and encounter forms) is necessary
in all areas in accordance with facility policy. All administrative
work should be completed in a timely fashion
- Clinical reminders should be addressed as medically
appropriate. Quality of care should meet professional standards at
- All physicians will work within their privileges at all times,
unless necessitated by an emergency
- incumbent will be responsible for providing comprehensive
medical care by performing duties to include, but not limited to
the above responsibilities:
Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is typically
Monday-Friday, Administrative hours and occasional Saturday clinic
Additional information may be provided during the interview
process. Assignment to other areas within the Medical Center or
other CBOC's may
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredApplicants pending the
completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements
may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until
all requirements are met.
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting
from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The
degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by
the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course
of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or
surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United
States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core
specialty training program leading to eligibility for board
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Preferred Experience: 1-2 years Family medicine or Internal
medicine experience preferred.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: Daily intermittent walking, standing,
bending, stooping, reaching, and carrying of lightweight items
deadlines and need for high degree of accuracy periodically becomes
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